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3 hrs ago | The Age
Australians "would be silly to be afraid of the Chinese": Harry Triguboff says Chinese investment should be welcomed.
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5 hrs ago | ABC News
Queensland Rail says there is significant damage in the state's north after Cyclone Ita, with parts of the east coast network likely to stay closed until at least Sunday.
9 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com
In G V Chillingsworth's thrilling science fiction novel " Moonshaker " , which is getting a revived marketing push, scientists must rush to save the Earth when the moon is shoved out of its orbit by a meteor strike .
14 hrs ago | New Scientist
Quantum cryptography could be the star feature of your next cellphone. The first pocket-sized quantum encryption device has been created in collaboration with the Finnish phone-maker Nokia, and could let you send completely secure messages although you will need to plug it into a quantum phone booth to do so.
18 hrs ago | ABC News
Landholders on Queensland's Darling Downs say they are being kept in the dark about the nature of serious environmental harm allegedly caused by an experimental coal gasification plant.
A man has appeared in court charged with the abduction of a three-year-old girl from her home in southeast Queensland.
Targeted attack ... two Australian citizens were killed in a US Predator drone strike in Yemen.
Convicted murderer Tony Morgan, 33, and armed robber Bradley Kuhl, 34, broke out of the Capricornia Correctional Centre at Etna Creek near Rockhampton on Sunday night.
Tropical Cyclone Ita made landfall in northeastern Queensland, Australia on April 11 as a powerful Category 4 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson scale, moved south and re-emerged in the Coral Sea on April 14 where NASA's TRMM and NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP Satellites captured imagery of the weakened storm.
Despite losing 20 per cent of his banana crop to the gale winds of Tropical Cyclone Ita, one farmer is refusing to bend.
FOUR men shot a 3m crocodile before dragging it into their boat, taking it home and skinning the protected species.
FARMERS creating their own flood levee banks have been blamed for altering the flow of the Herbert River, which led to the inundation of Halifax during the cyclone Ita flood.
Hopes of finding the wreckage of MH370 at the bottom of the Indian Ocean diminished yesterday after the search area proved too deep for the robotic submarine being used in the hunt.
THEY'LL see the beach, the bush, Uluru and Taronga Zoo but the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge - aka Prince William and Kate - are in for anything but an average tourist experience when they touch down in Sydney on Wednesday.
Justin Porter of Eden Produce with Whitsunday MP Jason Costigan look over damaged eggplants on the banks of Eden Lassie Creek WHITSUNDAY region growers have been brought to their knees with millions of dollars' worth of produce destroyed just weeks before it was due to be harvested.
Aquila Resources CEO Tony Poli pictured at his Como headquarters. Pic by Mogens Johansen 25 August 2010.
DNA samples have been taken from 20 people, including friends and family, as police widen their hunt for Chloe Campbell's abductor.